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Glowing Embers is a locally owned candle business that is based in Hattiesburg, MS. It is co-owned by Quiera Montgomery and DaMeka Felder. Queira is married to her husband, Kendrick Montogmery, with whom she will be celebrating their 13th anniversary in August. She came from a hard working family. Both Quiera’s mother and husband have renal disease. She has a brother, with autism, named Gregory. 

If you’re a frequenter of such late-night establishments as The Juke Joint or The Cannery, then hopefully you’ve had the pleasure of rocking out to Burn N Redd. These long-time friends have separately made their impression on the coastal rock, goth, and metal scene for years now. While tremendously talented performers on their own, it is their combined talents that will really blow you away. 

“If all of history’s musicians formed a band, Mississippi bluesmen would play lead guitar.” It’s no secret that the Magnolia State is filled with talent, but it seems to have more than its fair share of musical genius. 

To see some of the amazing talents that have hailed from Mississippi and from around the country, you’ve got to visit America at the Crossroads: The Guitar and a Changing Nation, presented by the National GUITAR Museum at the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (The MAX) in historic downtown Meridian. 

Spring has sprung, and so have allergy sufferers’ seasonal woes. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released its 2024 Spring Allergy Capitals report on the worst cities in the US for allergies. They found that people in the South, Southeast, and parts of the Midwest tend to have the most issues. Everyone is battling watery or itchy eyes, a runny nose, and constant sneezing.